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Secret of the Mortician

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Secret of the Mortician

The Secret of the Mortician

Dead, but I got eyes
Prepares my body at the morgue
Opens the chest
Drains the blood from its nudity
Admires my body before it decays

After The process of embalming
His hands run all over
I'm still dead
He's satisfied

The next day 
Writes an outstanding obituary 
I sit on display


Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 10/5/2016 1:26:00 PM
A very interesting poem w/a tinge of the macabre, Skat A. You have such an impressive range of poems in your catalog. This poem was very surreal, and the mortician character seemed like a ghoulish person. Maybe that's just me. Anywho, keep up your outstanding work. Will take me some time to read through your work, but I'll keep plugging away. From Rico w/love!
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Date: 10/4/2016 7:44:00 PM
Love this .it's inspired me
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Date: 9/20/2016 8:15:00 AM
Vivid imagery, I could picture it clearly as I ran through the lines. Humorous in a creepy way.
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Date: 7/30/2016 2:52:00 PM
Darkly humorous...nice!
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Date: 7/17/2016 11:19:00 AM
like this one SKAT A.
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Date: 7/5/2016 12:07:00 AM
Haha...I bet stuff like this really happens. Good one!!
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Date: 6/23/2016 8:33:00 PM
wow, Skat it is a bit like mine!!Did I ever read this one in the past? I can't even remember, but i sure like it.
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Date: 4/22/2016 5:19:00 PM
Hmm....very thoughtful!
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Date: 4/1/2016 10:15:00 AM
Very nice creation.
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Date: 1/27/2016 11:46:00 AM
Wow thts creepy love it
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Date: 1/5/2016 8:24:00 PM
Hi Skat, as always, you manage to make your subject matter your own. You seem to make each subject come alive through your words. That is a great gift to possess Skat. I always wondered what went through a morticians head while doing his work....Vladislav.
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Date: 12/31/2015 11:37:00 AM
You have a way of tackling any sub matter and turning it into a gem. Expository gem. Thanks for stopping by. Happy New Year with peace and blessings.
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Date: 12/28/2015 11:23:00 AM
Applause. Dark yet made me laugh also. I think your words are spot on. Morticians have to be strange people. I wish I could rate your poems a 10. That's what they are.
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Date: 11/7/2015 11:18:00 PM
7+ to boot!
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Date: 11/7/2015 11:17:00 PM
This is DEAD on SKAT A! Boy, this could spawn many a morbid joke! I was speaking to a mortician the other night too! I asked him if he knew so and so and he said he wasn't to well in remembering names. I said,"Yeah, the people you work with don't talk too much do they?" He laughed!
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Date: 11/3/2015 4:23:00 PM
Not impossible my dear. What do we know of moticians? Blessings Edith
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Date: 9/19/2015 11:20:00 AM
Hmm..the mortician is indeed a scary and twisted person isn't he?
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Date: 8/22/2015 8:44:00 AM
Back to visit this darkly witty write, SKAT.
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Date: 8/21/2015 3:40:00 AM
Really a great poem. Something to think about, SkatA! Thanks for your input on mine. Carol Rae Bradford
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Date: 8/3/2015 9:14:00 AM
A bit of a morbid topic. Very well told. Very interesting view of death. Brilliantly told. Keep penning.
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Date: 7/31/2015 8:59:00 PM
I adore this POV. Very original.
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Date: 7/28/2015 8:05:00 PM
Prefer to walk off into the wilderness of northern minnesota....let nature do the rest.....evocative write, Scat
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Date: 7/20/2015 8:44:00 PM
Oooh this gives me the creepy crawlies, Skat you've got talent for writing and making people feel special, and after reading this, a little wierded out lol. I like it, :-)
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Date: 7/19/2015 5:13:00 PM
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Date: 7/13/2015 2:13:00 AM
Oh, so this is what happens. Too late, I already decided I'll be somewhere else.
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